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Name:Dunsinane Hill
Hill number:12876
Height:310m / 1017ft
Parent (Ma):1670  King's Seat
RHB Section:26A: Central Scotland from Dumbarton to Montrose
County/UA:Perth and Kinross (UA)
Catchment:Tay
Class:Tump (300-399m)
(Tu,3)
Grid ref:NO 21365 31671
Summit feature:no feature: ground 8m SW of cairn
Drop:54m
Col:256m  NO214317  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 53
(1:25k) 380W
Observations:cairn is at NO 21371 31678
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 80 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Bike from Blairgowriebertbarnett12308/06/2020
Parked on lane near Collace - Took straight gorse lined path up to Dunsinane Hill (as mentioned in Shakespeare's Macbeth). Black Hill next thinking this was Kings seat alas no as a heavy shower finds us, just a TV dish up here. Kings Seat with its White trig a bit further. On through the heather. Summit bagged we drop crossing Den Burn and skirting Black Hill. On last climb though to explore the hill fort on Dunsinane Hill before returning to the car.briandavies27/04/2019
With James and Johnny. Did Black Hill and King's Seat at same time. Great walk on really windy day.Skerryvore03/03/2019
dunsinane hill and black hill from parking bend in minor road, path to the tops.robertphillips02/02/2019
From the small car park south of Collace. Took the path by the information board SE to the summit. Continued to Black Hill. Solo.Man of Kernow114/12/2018
1 of 3: From Collace layby with Sam.ChrisR05/09/2018
Climbed with Ali & Matthew. Great weather. First big walk with Matthew in carrier, he was singing to himself on the way down.electricfox05/08/2018
From the road. Windy day.Play2End21/06/2018
good path up from bend in road, south of collace, room to park there for 2/3 cars.hils09/04/2018
From road corner SE of Collace, tracks up to Dunsinane Hill, then following ridge along to Black Hill and King's Seat, descent to NW, eventually reaching the track S of Ledgertlaw (after an fence or two), followed track and roads round back to Collacekdbennett01/10/2017
Parked by roadside boulders SW, short distance towards Collace from B953. Round of 6 Tumps; Dunsinane, Black, Hoole, Hoole SW, Kinnaird, Franklyden. Aound field edsge S of Quarry, up through up. Glorious heather.Minto12/08/2017
After Black Hill, traversed to Dunsinane then on to Bandirron Hill.NormanW09/08/2017
Weather fair.MountainMac03/06/2017
On Day 11 of TGO Challenge.Phreerunner22/05/2017
Easy wander up from Collace. Good enough for Billy Shakespeare, good enough for me.summitter30/04/2017
Marvelous hill. See nearby King's Seat for log of my walkpwheeler25/03/2017
From bend in road just south of Collace. 207321. Parking 2/3 cars. Snowy, cold wind, dry and some sun. Good views.iangalbraith29/01/2017
En route to King's SeatPaulineD25/01/2017
With Black Hill on way to Dundeehillsman25/11/2016
As per alda for DH then onto Black Hill and backchrisbien28/05/2016
From the Collace road bound for King's Seat.Windy Corner22/05/2016
Good path from parking space near Collace.alda03/02/2016
Dunsinane Hill, Black Hill, Kings Seat and Buttergask Hill from Collace on sunny afternoon. Descent in dark.RobertP31/10/2015
Walked up from Collace to bag Dunsinane Hill, Black Hill and King's Seat before the rain arrived.Dugswell208/08/2014
DSjohn steel13/07/2014
Solo. From parking area SE of Collace where a path to Dunsinane Hill starts. Up path to Dunsinane Hill. On summit is impressive hill fort. Dunsinane features in Shakespeare's play MacBeth. Continued to Black Hill and King's Seat. Looked for Broch marked on OS 1:50,000 map but rather doubt that there is one. Descended from King's Seat on track to Fairygreen Farm and the road and hence on the road back to Collace.pwbellarby17/02/2012
With Marion, George, EvelynOik09/09/2006
On the way to King's Seat.Topographer5728/06/2005
hillhunter03/06/2020
weaselmaster14/02/2020
Pete R08/02/2020
TamCollie21/12/2019
kathyh01/12/2019
tsmart01/12/2019
dave g15/11/2019
49pp11/11/2019
Fi04/11/2018
scoob04/11/2018
duchally27/11/2017
Oik01/07/2017
Chris Peart23/05/2017
iainwalton20/04/2017
Oik25/01/2017
walk livi25/01/2017
WOORSIE08/01/2017
elma spencer28/04/2016
gary198106/03/2016
Oik16/12/2015
Oik08/08/2015
Colin Crawford31/07/2015